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Okay, so tracking down my wife's former employers is my problem still; as she died December 29th, do I file married or single for 2015 ?
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Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 2 years ago
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Sorry for your loss..

If your spouse passed away during 2015 - you generally may choose to file a joint tax return for 2015 OR to file separate tax returns.

In most situations filing a joint tax return is more beneficial.

Let me know if you need help with reporting.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Helpful so long as I don't incur penalties for misrepresentation. Thank you.
Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 2 years ago

I am not clear regarding misrepresentation of what?

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